Category Archives: Limerick Sightings

Wednesday 28th December 2016

A Great Northern Diver was on the Shannon just upstream of the railway bridge at Corbally (TT).
A Chiffchaff was at New Road, Thomond Gate. Limerick City (Pat Murphy).

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Tuesday 27th December 2016

Tuesday 27th December 2016

Third winter Yellow-legged Gull ©Tom Tarpey

A third winter Yellow-legged Gull was seen on the Shannon at Corbally today during the Limerick Branch Christmas Outing (TT et al.). This is the fifth record of the species in Limerick. a Kingfisher and a Dipper were also seen in the area.

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Saturday 24th December 2016

One adult Ring-billed Gull was at Clancy Strand (John N Murphy).
There were 90 Gadwall (site record count), 13 Shoveler, 25 Wigeon, 20 Tufted Duck, 52 Lapwing, a Snipe and a Greenshank were at Coonagh (TT).
Up to 20 Great Black-backed Gulls and 55 Herring Gulls were on the Shannon at Limerick City today (TT).

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Wednesday 21st December 2016

A very large flock of 5,000 Black-headed Gulls and a Ring-billed Gull were Tarbert Bay (Geoff Hunt).
A Kingfisher was seen on the Shannon near Rhebogue (Maura Turner).

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Sunday 18th December 2016

A Common Sandpiper and three Redshank were on the Shannon at Clancy’s Strand, Limerick today. Three Redshank were also at Corbally (TT).

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Friday 9th December 2016

Friday 9th December 2016

Dipper ©Tom Tarpey

Two Goosanders, 45 Mallard, two Teal, 25 Tufted Duck, 60 Lapwing, three Redshank, a Dunlin, a Kingfisher and a Dipper were on the Shannon between Corbally Weir and the Mill Road today (TT).

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Thursday 8th December 2016

The three Goosanders were seen together at Corbally Weir this morning(TT).

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Monday 5th December 2016

Three Goosanders were seen on the river at the Shannon Fields, Corbally today (Maura Turner).

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Sunday 4th December 2016

Sunday 4th December 2016

Goosander ©Tom Tarpey

A Goosander was seen again at Corbally Weir today (TT).
80 Wigeon, three Shoveler. two mallard, a Teal, 12 Mute Swans, ten Little Grebes, 20 Coot, three Moorhens and a Little Egret were at Coonagh (TT). An Otter was also present.
30 Tufted Duck, 14 Teal, ten Wigeon and seven Shoveler were at Lough Gur (Tony Mee). Two Otters were also present.
Two Buzzards were at Ballinruane (Andrew Holmes).

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Friday 2nd December 2016

Two Goldeneye and three Snipe were on the Shannon at Corbally (Andrew Holmes).
Buzzards were seen at Rosbrien (TT), Adare and Ballinruane (AH).

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